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FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
to hear president obama address immigration reform. for many it was their future the president was talking about. the church was filled with people searching for hope. this time the words came from president obama who appealed for a change in laws to help undocumented immigrants get on what he termed the right side of the law. it was a call she had been waiting to hear. >> living like this is actually really hard. so it's like living in the shadow because you're living with fears. >> reporter: community groups as well as the service employees union applauded the president's speech. >> i think it went straight to the point. that is the fact that there is an urgent need to create a pathway to citizenship. >> reporter: others have more hope in reuniting with family members who were deported. >> it's difficult because i miss them. i used to live with them for about eight years. >> reporter: the group heard from the pastor of the church who was in las vegas for the president's speech. he urged the crowd to lobby lawmakers. >> i believe we need to put pressure on the house. >> reporter: congress
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
. a special election is set for june 25. >> obama is making the case for immigration reform. in lasigh school today. that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, english, and then going line behindof the trying tolks who are come here legally. areome republicans tighter border security before citizenship are addressed. >> if you live in montgomery could behe this your the labels. >> you will want to stay this story tonight from germantown. >> one person in particular is rash ofble for this robberies. an army county police want you look isa very close computer-generated sketch of the suspect. has been on a theft robbery spree in this neighborhood, committing 10 crimes and just last month. elizabeth, who recently moved is stunned at the brazen nature of these crimes. >> i have a young child and i now hear all different times of .he day idea.no >> investigator said the suspect women and their is getting he bolder. they say adversity porches way cars and grab what he could find. in three recent cases, he attacked and threatened women or out ofetting in their vehicle.
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
decide for themselves how to handle the issue. >> president obama in las vegas unveiling his immigration reform proposal. this comes a day after a bipartisan group of senators laid out a plan that would give illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship in exchange for tighter border security. lawmakers believe they can get that through the senate. >> more big news from capitol hill. massachusetts senator john kerry is one step closer to being the new secretary of state. the senate foreign relations committee approved his nomination. now the vote goes to the full senate, which is expected to vote this afternoon. he has served on the foreign affairs panel for 28 years and has headed it for the last four. and president obama's transportation secretary ray lahood is stepping down. he is the last republican member of the cabinet, and he says once his successor is confirmed, he will be leaving the administration. during his time he managed a number of highway safety projects. he will not run for office in his home state of illinois saying "you should go out while they are applauding." >> some o
NBC
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
ordinary citizens not criminals. >> nbc's kelly o'donnell. >>> this is the year for immigration reform. that's president obama's hope. he laid out his platform with our sister spanish network jose diaz mullar from telemundo. >> we know what's needed when it comes to border security. we know what's needed when it comes to dealing with employers who may unlawfully hire undocumented workers. we know what the pathway to citizenship looks like and what the criteria should be. so, really the issue here is not so much technical as it is political. i'd like to see it get done in the first half of the year, if possible. >>> hope remains for the search of a missing air force pilot off the coast of italy today. captain lucas guntner and his f-16 disappeared three days ago during a nighttime mission. his wife describes him as a self-reliant outdoorsman. and if anybody could survive something like this, she says, lucas cold. fog hampered the u.s. and italian rescue efforts but the family remains hopeful because among the debris found so far they say there is evidence he ejected. >>> developing stor
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 2:35am EST
this morning, president obama's push for immigration reform. now members of the senate must search for common ground in their goal to help 11 million undocumented immigrants. >>> later this half hour, hillary clinton's long list of accomplishments as she gets ready to leave her job. what are her immediate and long-term plans? >> it's the long-term plans -- >> that will fuel a lot of speculation. >> that's right. and in some parts of the country, you are what you drive. what was this guy thinking when he decided to build a car that looks kind of like anabanana? >> kind of? it's not your average honda civic. >>> but first, new details of that rare operation which gave an iraqi war vet new arms. the 26-year-old new yorker showed off his transplanted arms just yesterday. >> abc's diana perez reports on this milestone operation. >> reporter: his story is one of bravy and heroism. he lost both arms and legs in iraq four years ago. a roadside bomb blew up the humvee he was driving. >> i'm still alive. that's all that matters to me. >> reporter: still, life without limbs was not the same. >> not havi
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 10:00am EST
. obama will have to decide if he wants a legacy of reform or more partisanship." and i'm wondering, raul, is him getting involved, and the way in which he gets involved, very tricky for him? >> yes, it is tricky. but at the same time, he has to get involved. one of the things that latino voters, one of the key reasons they turned out in record numbers is that they wanted immigration reform, they wanted to see the president do something. and there has been some criticism of him in the path, particularly around health care, that he was somewhat aloof in the process. he didn't step in and lead. i think this time, he has taken a more forceful nmu!"t/&nuuuuuu. what his challenge is#82+suur]bk the big numbers come when you look at non-whites. 67% of back a path to citizenship. while just 46% of whites do. is one of the keys for the president, david, going to be what he's kind of doing successfully on a number of other fronts, which is to just go out and sell this to the american people? he believes public opinion can move some of these senators who may be more centrist around the fence about t
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
and the administration is immigration reform. president obama speaking in nevada yad said now's the time to fix the immigration system. warned if congress doesn't act he will. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: president obama told students at the predominantly hispanic high school in las vegas he's keeping his campaign promise to reform immigration. >> we need congress to act on a comprehensive approach that finally deals with the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are in the country right now. >> reporter: the president supports the plan that the so-called gang of eight unveiled monday. it would allow illegal immigrants to gain temporary legal status if they passed a criminal background check, paid a fine and back taxes and learned english. they can apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >> for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. >> reporter: some gop house members have already said they don't support the senate proposal, but some of the biggest opposition
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am EST
reform. president obama speaking in nevada yad said now's the time. warned if congress doesn't act he will. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: president obama told students at the predominantly hispanic high school in las vegas he's keeping his campaign promise to reform immigration. >> we need congress to act on a comprehensive approach that finally deals with the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are in the country right now. >> reporter: the president supports the plan that the so-called gang of eight unveiled on monday. it would allow illegal immigrants to gain temporary legal status if they passed a background check, paid a fine, back taxes and learned english. >> for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. >> reporter: some gop house members say they don't support the senate proposal, but some of the biggest opposition to immigration reform could come from outside the halls of congress. republican senator marco rubio went on conservative radio to drum up support from a skeptical rush limbaugh. >> if 70% of t
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >>> president obama is on his way to las vegas where he will lead a rally promoting immigration reform. this comes a day after a bipartisan group of senators unveiled their own plan to give millions of illegal immigrants a passport to citizenship. danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: president obama is hitting the road to rally support for immigration reform. he's expected to endorse a bipartisan senate proposal to give about 11 million illegal imgrants a path to citizenship. >> this is a big deal. is is an important development. >> so-called gang of eight announced its plan yesterday. it would allow illegal immigrants to gain temporary legal status if they pass a criminal background check, pay a fine in back taxes and learn english. they can then become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. the proposal also calls for u.s. borders to be secured first. >> the technology we have today with surveillance capability and detection capability, i have no doubt that if we put the right resources into it, we will be able to have a secure border. >> reporter: the white h
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
. both republicans and democrats say they need to address it. for president obama, immigration reform is a first term promise not kept. for republicans, it could be a key to winning in 2016. last year 70% of hispanics voted for president obama. "today in the bay's" tracie potts live on capitol hill this morning. democrats and republicans say they have come up with a compromise. big announcement set for later  today. what do we know about it so far? >> what we know is we got a sneak peek at the short document that they are releasing today. it's sort of a frame work for what they want to do later. it would include more border patrol. more people at the border and also better equipment there. employers verification system keeping them responsible for hiring people who are illegal and stiffening the penalties for that. a guest worker program and preserving the ability to hire immigrants in agriculture jobs specifically but tying that to the unemployment rate. more jobs available in the u.s. more people can be hired and vice versa and green cards for people who graduate in this country wi
KICU
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
. that is joe cusick of optionsxpress. thanks joe. > > thank you. president obama and a bipartisan group of senators say the time is right to reform immigration. in our cover story, how the first proposals on the table could fix a system many say is not only broken but ignored since the recession. 27-year-old erendira rendon, brought here when she was six months old, agrees with president obama and bipartisan members of the senate that immigration reform is vital. "my entire family is undocumented. there is no other way. there are no lines for us." immigrants from countries other than mexico cite incredible waiting lists. lawrence benito's family is from the phillipines. "it took my mom 24 years to be reunited with her siblings. that's a system that doesn't work." the wait affects everyone, including billy lawless, who's opened several successful restaurants in the u.s. "i only got a green card after 15 years, two years ago after investing in this country." "for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together." despite a steep decline in
CW
Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm CST
, it would go into effect in ten days. next: president obama lays out his plan for immigration reform. what chicagoans think about the president's proposed path to citizenship. also, the police department at the center of the trayvon martin case looking to hire a new chief from chicago's northwest suburbs. living with sickle cell. one family's struggle and the answer doctors found for them. need a tow or lock youyou have a flat tire dead battery need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. a febreze experiment. to prove febreze can keep this car fresh, we loaded it with fast food, sweaty hockey gear and a smelly dog cage. and parked it at a mall. in texas. for two days. then put a febreze car vent clip on
KRON
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
obama is taking the case for immigration reform to the public today and las vegas. he is trying to gain support for his proposals for giving millions of the illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship. he also proposes making improvements to the legal immigration system and border security. a bipartisan group of senators unveiled another plan yesterday as solution to the immigration problem deluded president obama and his first term. while selling became a nonstarter for president bush. even though he pushed for in his eight years in office. >> needs to army chief has warned of the collapse of the state of the local crisis and the nation for nearly a week continues. the warning comes as the country sinks deeper into chaos and lawlessness. the thames by islamist president to stem a wave of political violence appeared said have made no headway. some 60 people have been killed and the unrest that began last thursday. the airline the u.s. has signed an agreement with the west african country of niger that clears the way for a step up and the american military presence in the compacountry. t
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm EST
now. >>> pop tea, thanks very much. happening now, president obama talks about immigration reform and draws a line in the sand for congress to take quick action. >>> also, her final days on the job as secretary of state. hillary gives an exit interview to cnn. >>> a huge steroid scandal explodes, including big names like alex rodriguez. now the league is speaking out. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." a major speech on a hot button issue. president obama speaking out a while ago in las vegas about comprehensive immigration reform. his remarks come one day after a bipartisan group of senators laid out a framework for a possible bill that would be a path to citizenship to increase border security. but the president also made it clear if congress can't act quickly on that, he'll put forward his own bill. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin is standing by. detail for us what is in the president's proposal? >> reporter: wolf, detail is the key word. in the past, the president has been accused of standing for policy proposals short on specifics. not today.
FOX Business
Jan 29, 2013 10:00pm EST
immigration reform. it appears president obama could not reign in the ego and took up immigration reform in a speech that members of the congressional hispanic caucus asked him not to give. republican congressman balart saying of obama's now intention to step on the work of those senators, quote, i think that would poisen the water. democratic congressman also skeptical saying, "the last thing you want is to inject, even from a perception point of view, the partisanship or gamesmanship. with nothing of substance to offer, the president threatened to blow up the bipartisan process by offering a bill bearing his name. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal, and insist they vote on it right away. lou: there is little chance that the president could successfully insist that the house do anything of the kind. president obama went on to suggest that under his watch, crossings of illegal imgrants in the southwest border have slowed. >> now, during my first term, we took steps to try to patch up some of the worst cracks in the sys
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 2:00pm PST
reform. i don't think there is any great 2014 strategy involved. obama laid out the principles in the campaign. nothing new. there is a difference between the border of security. the security for one person, maybe not security for another. the point is they agree. the republicans realize, for the most part they realize they are getting trounceed among hispanics. this is major cause. >> eric: what do you agree with? do it now? >> it will take 10 to is a years before the people will become seasons. >> eric: rubio is asking responsibly here. >> first, it's been flat. virtually no increase in the number of illegal immigrants in this country. undocumented workers -- >> andrea: because obamanomics kept them out. >> bob: excuse me. i didn't laugh at your point so please don't laugh at mine. the point here is it's flat. there have been a lot of people exported back to mexico. i think we have a chance to get something done here. let's try to get it done. >> andrea: the politics of it, some conservatives worry if they join with democrats and pass something they may not get the credit. de
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
. what president obama has proposed to do on gun reform is very popular, even among republican voters. when you ask them about the things that the president's proposing, pretty much republicans think these things are good ideas, we ought to be doing them, they are in favor. and then the same "washington post" poll asked republicans, okay, broadly speaking, do you like what president obama is proposing on gun reform? and republicans said no, we hate it. after they said they support all the individual proposals, they said, well, do you like the guy who's proposing all these individual proposals that you liked? no, we hate those ideas. and that is insane. they like all the component parts of it. they like all these ideas. but then when these ideas that they like are proposed, they say they are against them because the person proposing them is president obama. that is insane. that is mindless. right? how do you make constructive policy in that kind of environment? people support the policy until they hear who else supports it and then they think they might be against it. how do you make p
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm PST
this is washington business as usual. they also point out that president obama has not made campaign finance reform at the top of his agenda. he has cracked down on lobbyists, but as far as changing the whole campaign finance system he has not made that top priority. >> eric: we'll leave it there. thank you. lawsuit heating up. my next guest is ready to smack down on the president's immigration policy. even though our kids are all grown up, half of america's parents is shelling out dough. is that the time for some tough love? aving. mommy's having a french fry. yes she is, yes she is. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. 100% vegetable juice, with three of your daily vegetable servings in every little bottle. >>. >> eric: earnings for a social media beating estimates but worries about operating costs weighing on the stock. facebook is seeing stronger ad sales from mobile devices. total revenues were up 40% from a year ago. >> here is somewhat are calling the most controversial nominee to the cabinet and head of the confirmation hearing tomorrow. jim angle reports, chuck hagel had lots of w
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 3:00pm PST
a healthcare problem and political one. >> bret: bipartisan group of senators and president obama have outline of immigration reform legislation this week. senior political analyst brit hume is here with his analysis of what is right with one of them. why have so many immigrant families from asia done so well in this country? one reason they had to come a long way to get here. it's still a formidable obstacle and screens out the less able and determined. relatively small subset of the population, 6%, nearly half of whom have a bachelor degree. they are in short the people this country needs. this is why one of the most useful part of the immigration reform package rolled out the other day to award green cards to immigrants who old advance degrees in science, technology, engineering and math. we need 120,000 computer engineering jobs a year and we graduate a third of those and many of those leaf the country because the visa expires. 55,000 green cards were awarded bay brandon draw each year to immigrants from countries who previously sent few people to the u.s.. not surprisingly it's known as t
CW
Jan 29, 2013 10:00pm PST
has come forward to file a report. >>> president obama unveiled his plan for immigration reform today, saying now is the time to fix broken laws. cbs reporter introduces us to a california family who hopes the president is right. >> helps his mother at one of the family's two dry cleaners in southern california. >> do you feel like an american success story? >> i do. my parents have worked so hard and everything i am, everything my sister is, we owe to them. >> the family's immigration status is complicated. him and his sister were brought from mexico as children. president obama's deferred action program allows them to stay for work and school. their younger siblings were born in the u.s. their parents have been here illegally for 22 years. their father declined to appear on camera. they have earned a path to citizenship. >> i have my own business. i'm living here like an american citizen because i pay the taxes. >> jeff martin is with the federation for american immigration reform. a group that lobbies for strict immigration enforcement. >> they have been in the country break
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm EST
for president obama brought republicans to the immigration reform table, with a bipartisan group of senators offering 11 million undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship if they pass a criminal background check, pay a fine and back taxes, learn english, and go to the back of the line. >> i feel excited. >> she was abused by an employer who brought her to the u.s. to clean her house. but she is only too happy to sacrifice to become a citizen. >> i get everything i have. >> you're not lazy, you can work, so you can pay everything. >> critics call the plan amnesty and it will only cost the gop votes. >> amnesty would hand to illegal aliens who are government dependent to the democrats. >> there are signs that republicans are already split on this issue. lamar smith, a senior republican on the house judiciary committee says legalizing people who are in the country el legally only cost taxpayers millions of dollars. cost american workers jobs, and encourages more illegal immigration. back to you. >> all right bruce, thank you. a culpeper jury has convicted former police officer, dani
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
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CBS
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am EST
two workers were killed at the research center and five others were wounded. >>> president obama says he wants final immigration reform, a deal done in six months. during an interview, the president said it could even be done sooner because no major issue is standing in the way. eight senators, four democrats, four republicans have agreed on a framework when it comes to immigration reform. it would include a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in the country. >>> a dictionary and these sawyer reduce to lead to the mistrial of a former culpeper police officer found guilty of manslaughter. he was convicted tuesday of shooting and killing patricia cook. the jury foreman disobeyed the judge's instructions and brought in dictionaries and a that sawyer reduce during deliberations. prosecutors say the verdict should stand. the defense want as new trial. the verdict at this point remains up in the air. >>> how should d.c. spend its $417 budget surplus. if councilman marion barry has his way, it would be used to improve services for the city's disadvantaged people
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 6:30am EST
saving traffic. >>> during the campaign, president obama said whoa pick a immigration reform a top priority. today he will make a introductory -- introductory argument. it comes a day after lawmakers presented their plan to on a manage to membership. it's a long road ahead and lawmakers agree but it's time they say to initiate needed change. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawns, serve our food, clean our homes and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> the bipartisan plan creates a path to citizen ship for illegal immigrants after the borders aredeemed secure. there will be an increase in gorms border agents and surveillance equipment. undocumented workers could only stay after passing background checks and paying fines and back taxer. >>> a proposed change for the boy scouts of america. they are considering allowing gays to serve as leaders and members. it's been debated for decades and went to the supreme court. the nat
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 2:00am PST
campaigns. >> the president prepares to take some knocks again. mr. obama will press immigration reform starting with a trip to las vegas on tuesday and trying to make promises on what he failed to deliver on the first term. >> we are going without a clear statement of poll sigh which is unacceptable. >> it includes a pathway of citizenship for illegal immigrants. some conservative lawmakers are not on board with that idea. it may be pushing more toward an agreement. >> i am confident and guardedly optimistic that this time we can get it done. >> abc news, new york. >> new at 11:00, a couple was rescued from the icy hudson river after their plane crashed and sank. police say the couple was on a sight seeing trip. the plane crashed late this afternoon. the couple was wearing life vests and they were able to get out of the plane before it sank. they were rescued in 30 minutes and are hospitalized in stable condition. >>> some extraordinary video from turkey tonight. what you are looking at is the trail left in the sky of a plane with an engine on fire. somebody took these pictures after b
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 2:00am PST
republicans working on immigration reform need president obama's blessing to rally support in the latino community. the flip side of that coin from the republican perspective if president obama puts his name on the bill then republicans will be wealeery of it. >> see what happens. time now to take a look at who is talking. the two secretaries of state sitting down with fox news. former sec ry of state colon powell talking with bill o'reilly. >> you will hear from him a little later in the show but first the wup on one interview hillary clinton. >> there are questions about why american citizens were in such a dangerous place in the first place. secretary clinton responding to just that. >> let me explain why we are there. this is the part of the libyan revolution. we knew they were dangerous people in and around benghazi. we also knew there were a lot of lose weapons. part of what we were doing there was trying to get leads on recovering those weapons. and we knew there was smuggling radios that would go into sinai threaten israel. there are other reasons why we were there not just the s
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 1:00am PST
us, they were them. >> president obama talking about immigration reform today in las vegas. today in washington, republicans were gently reminded that when they talk about immigration, they should try to avoid favorite republican phrases like, for example, "send them all back" or "electric fence" or "anchor baby." it is also suggested gently, so gently, that republicans should avoid using the word "illegals" or "aliens" and should not, quote, characterize all hispanics as undocumented. this memo was first published today by "the hill" newspaper. it is suggested messaging do's and don'ts for republicans. it was put out by the republican latino outreach group co-chaired by jeb bush, a group that is taking on the hard task of taking the panic out of hispanic in republicanville. joining us now is steve schmidt, senior strategist for mccain/palin in '08 and msnbc contributor. steve, it's great to see you. thanks for being here. >> thank you, rachel. >> if the advice has to start with stop saying "send them all back" and "anchor babies", does that mean that we are beyond this level of a
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
. obama said. his plan also includes stricter law enforcement and reforming the legal immigration system which the president called out of date and broken. latino activists say the president is finally making good on campaign promises made in 2008 and 2012 to throw his full support behind comprehensive immigration reform. >> once the latinos mobilize that we can be a force to be reckoned with and i think the 71% of latino vote that put obama back in the white house is the tip of the iceberg of what you're going to see in this country. >> reporter: in order to earn immigration status in this country that's the way the president termed it today, earn it, undocumented immigrants are going to have to learn english, pass a background check, pay a fine and then get in line behind others trying to come into this country legally. but allen, the big news here is that a lot of these folks are going to get immediate status provisional but immediate status to live and work in this country and that is a big weight off their shoulders. a lot of them have been
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2013 12:00pm PST
afternoon. i think you will hear president obama unveil his vision for comprehensive immigration reform and i don't think it will be widely different from what he's talked about. in the past, remember, this is something he's been talking about since 2008 when he first ran for president. now it looks like he may have more support after they lost the latino vote so largely during the 2012 race so in terms of what it may look like, some of what he's talked about before includes strengthening security holding businesses accountable and higher undocumented workers including the system that does a better job of reflecting the values of the united states and in essence, encouraging folks to stay here who have gone to school her, who have gone to college here and raised here and of course, that big one, and the path to citizenship. this is one of the most controversial issues. of course, a lot of republicans don't like this idea of creating a path to citizenship. president obama has worked to get that done. the big question is how can can the white house and members of congress work together to
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
in the united states. president obama will travel to nevada tomorrow to lay out n reform. >> you can feel the bus already. six days away from the super bowl where the baltimore ravens will take on the san francisco 49ers. -- you can feel the buzz. >> baltimore gave them a sendoff. suzanne is at the inner harbor with players and fans. i imagine they're getting pretty excited. >> they are pretty excited. a great way to spend your lunchtime. even the rain and cold weather is not keeping these ravens fans away. they are bundled up, wearing red and black, here to give the ravens a huge sendoff. people came here early. they are featuring the marching ravens band, the cheerleaders, and a lot of excited fans. we are told the ravens might be stuck in a little traffic. they are expected to come here through throngs of fans and onto the stage. the team says they will be here for a short while. they will agree to the fans and then get back on the team bus. the fans are very excited to see their hometown team and are wishing them well. >> i'm excited. i cannot wait. my first time coming to a ravens ra
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 10:00am PST
and it is entirely possible he screwed up. >> president obama is about to speak in vegas on immigration reform. >> but he is not going to propose his own legislation. what the democratic senators were terrified of is obama was going to propose his own legislation the dem crass would be asked to rally around the president's plan and republicans would say if these were cast as the president's idea it's na nonstarter we are not going to follow the president on this. chuck schumer wanted to lead this and cut obama out of the process. obama sounds like he is getting himself be cut out of the process a little bit. >> if that is true why is he having an event in p vegas? >> if he weren't speaking out critics would be attacking him for not showing leadership. that is one of the things that is destruct tive they attack the president mercilessly and relentlessly and it looked extreme and overly political in the american people. i think you are starting to see smarter voices like bobby jindal marco rubio even paul ryan saying we have to be a more loyal opposition. opposing the president when we disagree
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
smith. president obama saying that immigration reform is, quote: within our grasp. and today he spelled out his plan to fix the system just a day after a bipartisan group of senators released their idea. but one of those republican senators telling fox news the president could end up hurting the cause. mr. obama flew to las vegas today to unveil his plan. one of the major sticking points is border security. now, just yesterday the white house enforcement has never been better but today the president called for making more improvements. and he played up the similarities between his idea and the senator's proposal. >> the time has come for common sense, comprehensive, immigration reform. >> for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. >> but analysts say there are differences, unlike the senators, the president did not say the feds have to improve border security before illegal immigrants can take a so-called path of citizenship. this morning on america's newsroom, one of those senators republican marco rubio telling me that is a
Current
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
obviously yesterday talking about immigration reform. >> obama: now is the time to find a better way to welcome the striving hopeful immigrants who still see america as the land of opportunity. >> stephanie: one of our dearest union friends united food and commercial worker's union, i've had the honor of speaking to them many times joe hansen joins us now. >> good morning, stephanie. >> stephanie: good to talk to you again. i loved a lot of what the president had to say yesterday. talk to us about union's role in all of this. >> well, union's role, it goes back a long time. we've always been active in the issue. there was a real switch in 2000 in the afl-cio and they changed completely the way they -- we talked about immigrants and realized that immigrants have a place in our society. and that we ought to help them get a decent place in that society. so it has been -- the number of efforts along the way, there was an immigrant freedom ride that we did and in my union the ufcw, we've had immigrants in meat packing and poultry plants and retail establishments for years. it has been a l
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:30pm PST
're aspiring citizens that's what it is. so i... obama promised us an immigration reform. >> reporter: so, what would these changes mean to your family? >> well, i think we'd feel more secure, we don't have to live with the fear of being deported, having our family torn apart. >> that's a calculation that they made when they came into the country illegally. >> reporter: jack martin is with the federation for american immigration reform, a group that lobbies for strict immigration enforcement. >> they've been in the country breaking the law all that period of time, and that should earn them no priority with regard to people who've been waiting outside the country. >> reporter: martin says allowing the colins to stay in the u.s. will be no more effective at stopping illegal immigration than a 1986 law that allowed three million illegal immigrants to apply for legal resident status. >> we now have 11 million or 12 million illegal aliens in the country. instead of cutting down on illegal immigration, it led to an increase. >> reporter: there are folks whoƱr will say that your family and families l
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:30pm EST
, thanks very much. today the president laid out what could be the most sweeping reform of immigration law in decades. it would include a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants who are already in america. here's how president obama described his plan in las vegas today. >> we've got to lay out a path, a process that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english and then going to the back of the line behind all the folks who are trying to come here legally. that's only fair. (cheers and applause) all right? so that means it won't be a quick process but it will be a fair process and it will lift these individuals out of the shadows and give them a chance to earn their way to a green card and eventually to i citizenship. >> pelley: but first mr. obama said there would have to be stronger enforcement on the borders. his plan is similar to a bill that both democrats and republicans are introducing in the senate. this may be the best chance for immigration reform in decades. it could mean that a lot of families would not live in fear
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm EST
weather center. plus, president obama unveiling his plan for immigration reform. >> i'm here today because the time has come for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform. [cheers and applause] >> but some senators have their own plan. >> we need to deal with this. we need to modernize our illegal immigration system is. we have to deal with the illegal million people that are here now that makes sense not a talking point. >> tonight, county white house and lawmakers come together to find a solution? >> a hero who lost all his limbs in iraq. gets a new pair of arms. >> i really don't know what to say because it's such a big thing for my life. >> tonight, the ground breaking surgery and what this soldier says he is going to do now. >> a sink hole opens up in the middle of the city. and an entire building disappears into the earth. plus, $58 billion of unclaimed cash. you will see how to find out how much is yours. >> i'm bill hemmer in tonight for shepard smith. president obama saying that immigration reform is, quote: within our grasp. and today he spelled out his plan to fix the syste
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 2:00am PST
this. how republicans should pick their battles and how obama care links to the immigration reform proposed. new england patriots talks about would let his son play football today because president obama says he is not sure he would because it's so violent. adam fer era is here he's the host i can't wait. there are patients who will question, why does my mouth feel dryer than i remember it to be? there are more people taking more medication, so we see people suffering from dry mouth more so. we may see more cavities, bad breath, oral irritation. a dry mouth sufferer doesn't have to suffer. i would recommend biotene. the enzymes in biotene products help supplement enzymes that are naturally in saliva. biotene helps moisten those areas that have become dry. those that are suffering can certainly benefit from biotene. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance,
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 8:00pm PST
. president obama is urging using his bully pulpit to make sure there is an urgency to get real reform done. >> the foundation for bipartisan action is already in place. and if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away. >> the details of the president's own plan for citizenship are supported by mainstream america. >> we have to lay out a path, a process that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english, and then going to the back of the line behind all the folks who are trying to come here legally. that's only fair. >> and i'll have commentary on that in a moment. i'm not all on board with it. it sounds good, but the path to earn citizenship has a lot of supporters in congress. in fact, it's the same path outlined by the group of senators. president obama's plan has a few more specifics. the path to citizenship is not contingent on meeting security triggers like additional border security and unmanned drones. it calls for improvements to immigration co
WTTG
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
deal for our nation's immigration reform. >> just one day after a joint deal was announced by lawmaker, president obama is heading to nevada today to announce his plan. melanie alnwick is live on capitol hill with more and dare we say they are coming to some kind of agreement to something? >> reporter: i don't know about that, wisdom. it is one thing to announce a framework and another thing to get it passed through congress. we'll see. the president's vegas trip today is part of the goal to really start rallying public support behind some of the proposals here on capitol hill and put that public pressure on lawmakers. he will unveil his own plan which the white house says actually has a faster pathway to citizenship than the senate's version. now, in the senate framework that was released monday, if would allow more temporary workers to stay. it increases border security and cracks down on employers who hire illegals. green cards would be awarded to immigrants who obtained certain advanced degree from mesh universities. similar to the president's plan, people here illegally would have
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am EST
on it. >> president obama to make his pitch for immigration reform. >> today the president unveiling his own immigration proposals in las vegas. yesterday the group of eight senators proposing a new and wide-ranging plan for immigration reform. >> we have to work to never again face a problem with a large number of people in this country illegally. in espanol, vamiyos. >> opposition leaders have rejected a call. talks aimed at ending days of violence. >> the $50.5 billion relief bill for the victims of superstorm sandy is on its way to president obama's desk. the senate approved the aid bill yesterday. >> the boy scouts of america announced plans to reverse a national ban on gay scouts and leader. >> it was something that in this day and age is not right. >> there is a search underway off the coast of italy for a u.s. fighter plane that has gone missing. the f-16 -- >> massachusetts democrat senator john kerry could be approved as the next secretary of state by the end of the day. >> all that -- >> one of the perks of winning a championship, meeting the president of the united states. >>
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
for immigration reform. 97% of you say president obama. 3% of you say the republicans in congress. >>> coming up, republicans politicized disaster relief once again. joan walsh visits with me about the hypocrisy on the right. that's next. twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. so, i'm working on a cistern intake valve, and the guy hands me a locknut wrench. no way! i'm like, what is this, a drainpipe slipknot? wherever your business takes you, nobody keeps you on the road like progressive commercial auto. [ flo speaking japanese ] [ shouting in japanese ] we work wherever you work. now, that's progressi
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm EST
, there is a danger to westerners. >> president obama is making moves this week to tackle wall street reform. he has nominated mary jo white to lead the securities and exchange commission. she spent a decade prosecuting white-collar crimes. her experience mr. well- positioned to implement the president's reforms on wall street. it is the amount that has sparked national conversation. military women will soon be moving to the front line of combat. outgoing secretary of defense leon panetta is expected to lift the exclusive -- exclusivity ban. it is an opportunity but is also stirring controversy. >> today the pentagon will announce it is listing the -- lifting the two-decade and of not having women on combat role. recently the front lines of or have been blurred. women already make up 40% of the 1.5 million active-duty personnel. more than 100 women have died in afghanistan and iraq. congressman tami duckworth was a helicopter pilot who lost both her legs serving in iraq. >> women have been in combat. in fact, many have been awarded the purple heart and combat action bench, both of after engaging in
KRON
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
of the aisle that we have to end at a comprehensive and immigration reform. >> president obama is expected to push new immigration reform. his call to get his top presidential legislation for his second term. >> let us find out about the forecast. >> and good morning james. it is clear we do not have many areas of dense fog. we do have high clouds. looking at downtown san francisco 46 degree weather. low '40's in concord. upper '30's in livermore. as we see where temperatures go throughout the day by 8:00 a.m. the purple on your screen indicates those locations in the '40's. we will hold onto upper '30's for vallejo and toward napa. setting the clock into motion by lunchtime everyone makes their way into the 50s. heading into 8:00 p.m. you will see a mix of fifties around the heart of the bay and '40's for amylin spots. >> a mild day. expect a lot of sunshine, high clouds, and upper 50s in the south bay. >> san jose 58. 57 in santa clara. similar in the east bay. 57 for concord and danville. 58 in union city. >> in san francisco 58 degrees a lot of sunshine. 56 and richmond. mid-60's for n
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm PST
political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> ifill: indeed this new effort comes on the heels of last year's election in which president obama won seven of every ten hispanic votes in his victory over republican mitt romney. senator john mccain of arizona said that's the key reason his party must now get on board. >> elections. elections. the republican party is losing the support of our hispanic citizens. and we realize that there are many issues in which we think we are in agreement with our hispanic citizens, but this is a preeminent issue with those citizens. >> ifill: mccain also said the country cannot continue to deny citizenship to children brought to the u.s. illegally. president obama has said immigration reform is at the top of his second term agenda. today his spokesman jay carney welcomed the senate agreement. >> this is a big deal. this is an important development. this is in keeping with the principles the president has been espousing for a long time, in keeping with bipartisan efforts in the past, and with the effort this president believes has to
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 10:00am PST
of united states senators are really in line with what president obama has been calling for, you know, really all the way through his first term. and i think president obama's advocacy and his focus on the need for comprehensive immigration reform during his campaign really created the space for and quite frankly the outcome of the election created this space for this bipartisan cooperation, but, you know, i want to give you a healthy but. there is, you know, the road is littered with gangs of senators, good intentions that were consumed by the legislative process, and, you know, what i'm hopeful about in the house is certainly that the majority of democrats in the house embrace comprehensive immigration reform and the principles that were put forward by the gang of eight, and i'm confident when president obama talks about it today it will be similar. but the question is will the speaker who is dealing with still his group of really extreme republicans who have already signalled not very good comments about the proposal, you know, will he eventually let the will of the house work, the
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
in "washington post," quote, obama to announce his immigration reform plan said to be more liberal than the senate effort. our first read team calls that reporting outdated, writing, that it had the bipartisan senators not acted yesterday, you likely would have seen obama offer his own plan. but the senators did act and their plan is the plan. the last thing the white house wants to do is blow up this fragile coalition. congressman mario diaz balart out of florida. thank you for your time. >> great pleasure being here. >> absolutely. first let me get your thoughts on the likelihood of this deal being reached. we now know from the white house, the president will give the remarks within the hour he basically is in line with the principles that were proposed by the bipartisan group and if there's dissession or divide, what is it? >> well, remember what the senators did and glad they did that, put together principles and yet to see from the senate language. us in the house trying for years to have the legislative language and should have that relatively soon. i don't think, though, there's
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am PST
years without a clear statement. that is not acceptable. >> tomorrow, president obama heads to las vegas with his own plan promising that reform during the 2008 campaign but failed to flavor in the first term with 7 in ten latino voters supporting president obama in 2012 election republicans now appear more willing to play ball. >> there is a new appreciation on both sides of the aisle including more more on the republican side. >> americans support it. latino voters expect it. democrats want it. republicans need it. >> as washington lawmakers prepare to act some states are taking action. over the weekend, illinois became the fourth state to allow illegal immigrants to get a driver's license. >> this morning, a state lawmaker plans to unveil legislation to create a state-wide earthquake warning system. los angeles area state senator says such a system could minimize death and destruction for major earthquakes. japan and a few others have earthquake-warning systems. experts will be on hand for introduction of the bill. a few seconds of warning could give people extra time to take cover be
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
obama had planned to push his vision for immigration reform at a speech in las vegas today. now the president will set his plan aside and endorse a plan unveiled monday by a bipartisan group of senators. >> this is a big deal. this is an important development. this is in keeping with the principles the president has been espousing for a long time. >> reporter: the group of eight senators, four democrats and four republicans, believe their plan could pass where others have failed. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> reporter: the proposal provides a way for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the u.s. to become permanent citizens after steps have been taken to beef up border security. the president supports a quicker path to citizenship, but the white house says he's willing to compromise. >> we will work with congress, both parties, both houses, to achieve the bipartisan bill we need. >> reporter: despite support from both parties in congress and the white house, many people we talked to say passing a bill won't
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
. and why this hour president obama announces his plan on immigration reform. i'm poppy harlow. roll it. >>> death defying and terrifying. why a tragic accident at the x games is raising eyebrows about the sport of extremes. >>> plus -- >> this 13-hour procedure was performed by a team of 16 plastic orthopedic and microvascular surgeons. >> a war vet becomes the seventh person in the country to have his arms replaced. >>> and hillary clinton's exit interview. this hour, cnn sits down with america's top diplomat and her final days as secretary of state. >>> hi, everyone. a dramatic report out of miami is focusing new attention on baseball. and that sport's ongoing battle against performance enhancing drugs. this in the news again. the miami new times newspaper has published the names of big league players allegedly connected to, of all things, an anti-aging clinic located in south florida. the paper says this follows their three-month investigation. one of the big names, folks, a-rod, alex rodriguez. just to be clear here, a-rod has in the past admitted to doping, but has denied taking a
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 2:00pm EST
pleasure. >>> we're minutes away from president obama kicking off his push for immigration reform. he's going to do it live in las vegas at a school there, but does his plan mesh with the senators who introduced their own plan just yesterday? we're about to find out. oil changes at meineke are always a great deal. then you're going to love this. right now they're only $14.95! wow-a grt deal just got a whole lot better. hurry. $14.95 won't last. >>> president obama spoke about football injuries recently, saying that the game needs to be safer. he made a lot of waves doing that. and now there is word that the nfl and its players plan to put some big money into researching the long-term health effects of the game. cnn has obtained a proposal that says the nfl players union and the league are going to fund $100 million ten-year harvard study to try to diagnose, treat and prevent player injuries and illnesses. a thousand current and former players are apparently going to take part in this. dr. glen ferreira knows a lot about football, played at harvard himself. he's a doctor as well. he wa
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 3:30pm PST
planning to unveil its immigration reform proposals this week. last november, president obama won more than 70% of the latino vote, a new political reality forcing some republicans to reconsider their past opposition. >> first of all, americans support it in poll after poll. secondly, latino voters expect t third, the democrats want it and fourth, republicans need it. >> reporter: senator marco rubio in a nevada newspaper today insisted illegal immigrants must earn their new citizenship. we can't round up millions of people and deport them but we also can't fix our broken immigration system if we provide incentives for people to come here illegally. also front and center, the battle over guns. president obama telling the new "republic" magazine that advocates of gun control have to do a little more listening than they do sometimes. asked if he has ever fired a gun, mr. obama said, up at camp david we do skeet shooting all the time, like jfk used to years ago. on "meet the press," former vice presidential candidate paul ryan referred to last month's newtown tragedy as a watershed moment. >>
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 4:30pm PST
immigration reform. tomorrow, president obama heads to las vegas to give a policy speech on immigration. with washington focused on immigration, citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants could be the first major action in president obama's second term. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: the senators-- four republicans and four democrats-- argue we have already granted a kind of amnesty to the 11 million undocumented workers who live in the shadows of american society. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawns, serve our food, clean our homes, and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> reporter: the "framework" the senators released today calls for tighter enforcement at the border and of existing immigration laws in return for granting immediate legal status for the 11 million undocumented workers now in the country. in the future, the number of new immigrants would be tied to the availability of jobs. >> we are going to enshrine in here the principle that americans get the first g
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
reform. hours away from president obama revealing his plan, and already one portion causing a lot of controversy. >>> also this is tough stuff to look at here. this x games star, oh, in the fight of his life after this crash. what happened that sent him careening down the mountain? >>> and an american mother, missing in turkey this morning, the woman's friends and family speaking out and stepping up their desperate search. >>> we're talking immigration reform with illinois senator dirk durbin, and tennessee congresswoman marsha blackburn, new jersey senator bob menendez. that coming up. and if you have seen the movie, director and screen writer of "silver linings playbook," david o. russell joining us. >> the "o" may stand for on the way to winning an oscar. "starting point" begins right now. >>> here we are a matter of hours from president obama unveiling his plan. his proposals here to reform immigration. >> but democratic sources tell cnn. democrats in the caucus told him not to announce his own legislation. d immigration talks that sensitive. the president has a plan that is m
CBS
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am EST
immigrants already in the united states that are undocumented. president obama plans to address immigration reform tomorrow during a speech in nevada. >>> today the senate is expected to pass a $50 billion bill to help victims of superstorm sandy. as many as 40,000 people are left homeless, at least 3500 families are still living some hotels. fema is fund that go temporary housing. the house pass this had bill just a couple of weeks ago. watching your money i have timely shopping tips for you. if you want too step out in a new wardrobe or pick up electronics, this is actually a really good time to buy. stores are trying to get rid of all the left over christmas merchandise and apparel deals have heated up so far this year. the deals aren't just awin heir peril either. you are finding deep discounts on basics like socks and underwear. prices are slashed on even designer clothing. and the discounts on consumer electronics are picking up as well. we had weaker than expected holiday sales, and in other words, note just the usual seasonal apparel discounts happening right now. everything on sale
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> president obama was chastised for not pushing immigration reform in the first term. there is growing support now but it won't be easy. the lawmakers love to say the devil's in the details. a debate and discussion is now beginning. >> bret: much more with the panel. bump in the road on wall street. dow was down 14 after six straight winning sessions. the s&p 500 was off three. nasdaq gained five. durable goods orders were up 4.6% in december. >> led by surge in military aircraft sales. what does this mean for you? wendell goler. >> the dow jones/industrials closing in on the prerecession high of 14,164 set in october of 2007, the standard & poor's index passed its high point. the stock market recovered from the worst recession since the great depression. unemployment still 7.8%, few would say the same for middle america. critics argue the president recovery effort with $1 trillion in stimulus spending and hundreds of millions in bail-out may have saved wall street but not the same for main street. >> wall street bonuses continue to be large. a lot of profits made is there. most folks the wage
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
obama is taking over the push for immigration reform. the plan he released is pretty similar to the senate's out line we told you about last night. whileboth plans have bipartisan support in the senate, it's unlikely a bill will go over well with the develop controlled house. >> in health news tonight, women have been taking it for decades but tonight, researchers in texas are working on a birth control pill for men. othershave tried but failed because of harmful side effects. otherpills have targeted hormones but jq one targets germ cells and so far in mice there have been no side effects. >> i'll tell you what it didn't do, it didn't affect the laly booe doe of the animals clinical trials could start in five years. you can imagine this is a hot topic tonight. ifa male birth control pill was approved by the fda would you want your husband to take it? join in the chat on our facebook page. >> the ravens and 49ers prepare for the superbowl, the league is looking at new ways to focus on a player's health. recentstudies have focussed on the brain, this project will look at ho
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
tight lipped about a possible motive. >>> president obama is urging congress to pass an immigration reform bill quickly to avoid more endless debate. the president went to las vegas to strengthen border security and create a pathway for millions of undocumented immigrants to become citizens. opponents say the plan cannot become a way to reward people for breaking current immigration laws. >>> the state department will hold a welcome ceremony for john kerry on monday. kerry easily won confirmation to become the next secretary of state. he won that confirmation from his senate colleagues today. no date has been set yet for his swearing in. friday will be the last day for hillary rodham clinton as secretary of state. >>> it's a story you saw first on news 4. tonight, we are getting answers to when the long-awaited streetcars could finally be running in northeast d.c. the tracks are ready but sources say it will likely be 2014 at the earliest before they are up and running along h street. the city originally said the cars would start in 2012 and then changed it to late 2013 and now it a
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
today because the time has come for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform. the time has come. >> president obama fired off the gauntless. your move, congress. good morning. i'm bill karins. this is "way too early." a lot to
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 2:00pm PST
call the gulf home. >>> president obama has said immigration reform is one of his top priorities this term. tuesday, he is headed to vegas to begin what basically is a campaign to get his reform's package through congress. emily schmidt is following the story for us. do we know what the president plans to include in that vegas speech? >> reporter: that is a place want president is going to be making his case toward congress. he has a three-point plan that he is going to be talking about, aides say. basically, they are talking about things like increasing border security, making sure -- enforcings through make sure employers aren't hiring illegal immigrants and undocumented works and the pathway to citizenship we hear so much about the president stays is a top priority. what's moore, some members of congress from both sides of the aisle say that they are also cautiously optimistic reform could become a rate. arizona republican senator john mccain says he and other senators plan to announce the key principles of their plan a little later this week. >> is there is a new, i think app
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
again. mr. obama will press immigration reform starting with a trip to las vegas on tuesday and trying to make promises on what he failed to deliver on the first term. >> we are going without a clear statement of poll sigh which is unacceptable. >> it includes a pathway of citizenship for illegal immigrants. some conservative lawmakers are not on board with that idea. it may be pushing more toward an agreement. >> i am confident and guardedly optimistic that this time we can get it done. >> abc news, new york. >> new at 11:00, a couple was rescued from the icy hudson river after their plane crashed and sank. police say the couple was on a sight seeing trip. the plane crashed late this afternoon. the couple was wearing life vests and they were able to get out of the plane before it sank. they were rescued in 30 minutes and are hospitalized in stable condition. >>> some extraordinary video from turkey tonight. what you are looking at is the trail left in the sky of a plane with an engine on fire. somebody took these pictures after being hit by lightning. there is panic in the cabin. the
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
reform, president obama was at the white house huddling with latino lawmakers. on capitol hill a bipartisan group of senators is about to unveil its own plan. >> comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> reporter: that approach features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in this country. it has the backing of three of the senate's top democrats and three top republicans including florida's marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in the n. an illegal status. >> reporter: immigration reform is one of the few issues in washington in which both sides are calling for sweeping reform. >> i do know there are a lot of democrats in congress who once and for all want to solve this problem, fix this mess, broken immigration system, and many of us agree with that. >> i see things that were once off the table for agreement and discussion being on the table with a serious pathway forward. >> reporter: but there are potential sticki
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am EST
to discuss the proposal. >>> meantime, some top republicans are already voicing concern with president obama's plan for immigration reform. the president laid out his plan yesterday in vegas. it calls for bolstering border security and cracking down on employers hiring undocumented workers. the president also wants to create a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in this country. they'd have to pay back taxes and pass a background check among other requirements. opponents to the plan worry that it doesn't do enough to beef up security at the border. they say millions of additional undocumented immigrants could be in this country in a few years without tighter security. >>> super bowl sunday is just around the corner and that means the big easy is boosting security throughout the city. the city of new orleans is adding 1300 federal agents and 270 extra state troopers. there will also be coast guard ships on the lower. river homeland secretary janet napolitano will hold a press conference with the nfl later today. the 150,000 super bowl fans packing the city, t
WTTG
Jan 28, 2013 9:00am EST
obama has made immigration reform one of his top priorities. he is scheduled to travel to nevada tomorrow to layout his vision. sarah and tony back to you. >> thank you. the gun control debate is also heating up. today president obama is meeting with police chiefs from three communities effected by mass shootings in the past year. then on wednesday, the judiciary commit. his plan includes a ban on assault weapons. limit on high capacity magazines and expanded background checks. gun rights advocates suggest the move infringes on second amendment rights. >> now to a developing and just horrible story out of brazil where officials continue to investigate the cause of a deadly night club fire. 233 people were killed. hundreds more hurt. witnesses say the fire was sparked by a flair or fire work set off by a band member inside the club. one of the exits was locked trapping the victims inside. most died from smoke inhalation. we spoke by phone edwardo. supposed to be a night for college students. >> it was like a fundraiser for up coming graduation. and they were kind of celebrating th
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 9:00am EST
. forecasters say the flooding should not worsen. >>> president obama unveiled his immigration reform today in las vegas, just a day after bipartisan group of senators laid out their own comprehensive plan. among the proposals in that senate plan, a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants already living in the u.s. and an increased security presence on our nation's borders. >>> a major policy change could be on the way for the boy scouts of america. the organization's board of directors may reverse a ban on gay scouts and scout leaders, leaving it up to the local troops to decide. if approved, the national policy change could go into effect next week. >>> billions of dollars of aid are heading to victims of superstorm sandy. monday, the senate approved the $50 billion to provide help to hard-hit homes and businesses three months after the storm slammed the northeast. president obama says he will sign it as soon as it hits his desk. >>> a programming note, special report tonight on "dateline," the story of abducted college student mickey shoonic and the hunt for her assailant. "mi
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
obama puts immigration reform front and center. on tuesday he'll outline his overhaul in a major speech in las vegas. in just hours a bipartisan group of senators will introduce its plan to reform a system that impacts 11 million
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
and ideas on how to curb gun violence. >> president obama will travel to las vegas to unveil the plan for immigration reform. today, a bipartisan group of senators will lay out their version. the plan to be announced in half an hour including a path to citizenship if millions of illegal immigrants already in the country covering board security and guest workers. the new plan could face a big hurdle in the house which is dominated by conservative republicans who have shown little interest in easing immigration laws. >> now in san francisco, u.s. supreme court justice sotomayor is getting ready to address a big crowd. she will be at van ness today to discuss her new best-selling memoir. the book recounts her life from a bronx housing project to the federal bench, sotomayor made history becoming the first hispanic and third woman appointed to the my court. premium seats for the event which include a copy of her book, starts at $70. >> great event. a great day, today, too, for it. >> probably as cold as it will be all week. this is. ryville -- this is from emeryville. this is ahead of a w
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 4:30am EST
obama will head to las vegas to make his push for immigration reform. good morning, washington. tuesday, january 20 nine. >> let's get right over to adam caskey. >> good morning. we will see wide temperatures today and tomorrow. warmer all across the board. . first, a look at our forecast. mostly cloudy conditions with a -- that is actually tomorrow, with a few late day thunderstorms. in the 60-70 degree range. today, patchy morning fog. not only that, partial sunshine into the afternoon. i think more clouds than sun throughout the day. 48 along the mason-dixon line 60 degrees closer to .redericburg big temperature range. late storms tomorrow. review the next couple of days. in the 60 also tomorrow. tomorrow.s they'd swing. pretty quiet in this 4:00 a.m. hour. visibility, a little bit foggy. let's put you on the map and give you the new -- good news. southbound, in maryland, nothing locked. washington parkway, lanes are open. scott, cynne, back to you. looking at the day ahead, will resume deliberations the murder trial of a former culpeper police officer. closing arguments were monday.
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm PST
as president obama pushed his plan for immigration reform in las vegas. coming just one day after the senate beat him to the punch, announcing its bipartisan proposal. president obama making remarks in las vegas. the president called for granting a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million people in the united states, currently illegally. he praised the senate's efforts in announcing an immigration proposal yesterday. that plan had a key provision, requiring tighter border security before any illegal immigrants could get citizenship. that was key to republican support. it also calls for beefing up border security and punishments for businesses that hire illegal immigrants. republicans say they will not sign off on any immigration reform that doesn't put border security first. let's go to carl cameron in washington. how do you break this down? is there a big difference from what you heard from president obama, compared to the bipartisan commission of eight senators yesterday? we heard a lot more from the so-called gang of eight. they got more granular. what we heard from the president
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